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Identifier: strangepeoplescu00evan
Title: Strange peoples & customs
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Evans, Adelaide Bee
Subjects: Children Missions
Publisher: Mountain View, Calif., Pacific Press
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress


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ood.But this was not so bad as being taken off tobecome slaves. WHEN MAGELLAN CAME TO THE ISLANDS I have already told you about the long voy-age made by that great sailor, Fernando Ma-gellan. With five little ships he set out fromSpain, and after many hardships and dangers,reached South America, and sailed throughthe straits there into the Pacific Ocean. No man had ever gone so far that waybefore, but Magellan wished to go farther.One of his boats stole away, and another wasshipwrecked; but when some of the men whowere left begged to turn back, Magellan said:No, we will go on, even if we have to eat theleather from the masts. So they went on. And when their food wasall gone, they did eat the leather from themasts, and some other things that were nobetter. The water was low in the casks, too,and what there was smelled very bad. Manyof the sailors were ill. But they kept on, and by and by they cameto a group of islands where they anchoredtheir ships, and went on shore to get food and 16

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A Negrito chief andhis family, and a littleIgor rote girl. The Ne-gritos are very small,almost black men,with black eyes andfrizzly, kinky hair.


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